Cystic Fibrosis in Children and Adults: The Leeds method of management is a regularly updated resource for the treatment and management of cystic fibrosis.

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Contents
Section A: General principles;genetics;screening; presentation and making the diagnosis 
   
  The basic problem
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  The genetics of cystic fibrosis
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  Antenatal screening
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Antenatal diagnosis

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  Presentation
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  Screening newborn infants for cystic fibrosis
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  Extended family screening or cascade screening
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  Making the diagnosis of cystic fibrosis
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Section B: Management of the chest
   
  Physiotherapy
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  Bronchoscopy
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  Oxygen for children with cystic fibrosis
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Oxygen for adults with cystic fibrosis

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  Non invasive ventilation
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Respiratory infection

  Eradication regimens for early or recurrent Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection
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  Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc)
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  Staphylococcus aureus and Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
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  New microbial challenges
  Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
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  Achromobacter xylosoxidans
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  Non tuberculous mycobacteria
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  Fungal infections
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  Management of Respiratory infections
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  Viral infections
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  Antibiotics
  Prophylactic use: Staphylococcus aureus
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  New cough and respiratory exacerbations
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  Respiratory exacerbation and intravenous antibiotics
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  Antibiotic treatment of multi-resistant organisms
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  Desensitisation
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  Home intravenous antibiotic therapy
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  Totally implantable venous access
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  Anti-inflammatory agents
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  Corticosteroids
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  Non steroidal anti-infllammatory drugs
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  Defensins and cathelicidins
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  Leukotriene receptor antagonist
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  Alpha 1 antitrypsin and secretory leukoprotease inhibitors
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  Macrolides
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  Nebulisers and compressors
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  Bronchodilators
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  Antibiotics
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  Taurolidine
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  rhDNase
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  Hypertonic saline
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Section C: Gastrointestinal and nutritional problems
   
  Nutritional requirements
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  Evaluation of growth
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  Feeding infants and toddlers
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  Managing feeding behaviour problems
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  Feeding of school children
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  From adolescence
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  Dietary supplements
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  Nasogastric and enterostomy feeding
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  Pancreatic enzymes
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  Leeds recommendations for pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy
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  Pancreatic enzyme replacement when fasting
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  Pancreatic enzyme replacement with enteral tube feeds
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  Pancreatic enzyme replacement in patients who cannot swallow
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  Persistent malabsoption
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  Persisting bowel symptoms despite optimal treatment
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  Constipation as the cause of recurrent abdominal pain
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  Distal intestinal obstruction syndrome
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  Vitamins
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  Essential fatty acids (EFAs)
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  Appetite stimulants
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  Anabolic agents
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Section D: Non pulmonary cystic fibrosis disease
   
  Diabetes mellitus
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  Liver disease
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  Screening for liver disease
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  Treatment of liver disease
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  Liver transplantation
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  Hepatocellular carcinoma
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  Renal disease
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  Lung transplantation
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  Psychosocial aspects of lung transplant
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  Fertility and pregnancy
  Fertility in men with cystic fibrosis
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  Fertility in women with cystic fibrosis
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  Contraceptive advise
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  Assisted reproduction
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  Pregnancy
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  Breast feeding
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  Pregnancy after lung transplant
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  Low bone mineral density and arthritis in cystic fibrosis
  Low bone mineral density
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  Joint pain and arthritis
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  Ear, nose and throat symptoms in cystic fibrosis
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  Social worker
  Introduction
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  Agencies and charities
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  benefit information
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Section E: Organisation of care
     
  Terminal care
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  Travel and cystic fibrosis
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  Flight assessment and cystic fibrosis
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Section F: The future
     
  Gene therapy
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  Drug modulation of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator
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  Ion transport modulation
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New The history of cystic fibrosis
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  Links to cystic fibrosis related sites
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